Materials

 

Slides

14.02.2019 – Introduction and methodology

15.02.2019 – Legal families – How to present a case law

21.02.2019 – Constitutions and constitutionalism I

22.02.2019 – Constitutions and constitutionalism II –

28.02.2019 – Constitutional review of legislation: the models

1.03.2019 – Constitutional review of legislation in Europe I

7. 03.2019 – Constitutional review of legislation in Europe II

8.03. 2019 – Constitutional review of legislation Constitutional interpretation, types of decisions and judicial reasoning (balancing, reasonableness, proportionality)

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15.03.2019 –

21.03.2019 –

22.03.2018 –

28.03.2019 –

29.03.2019 –

11.04.2019 –

12.04.2019 –

 

26.04.2019 –

2.05.2019 –

3.05.2019 –

9.05.2019 –

10.05.2019 –

 

Case law and legal texts to be presented and discussed in class

28.02.2019 – United States Supreme Court, Marbury v Madison , 5 U.S. 137, 1803 –

1.03.2019 – French Constitutional Council, decision n° 71-44 DC, 16 July 1971; decision n° 2010-92 QPC, 28 January 2011 –

7.03.2019 – German Constitutional Court, case 1 BvR 653/96 –

8.03.2019 – Minister of Home Affairs v. Fourie, (Constitutional Court of South Africa, Case CCT 60/04) –

14.03.2019 – United Kingdom, Fixed Term Parliament Act, 2011 –

15.03.2019 – United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974) –

21.03.2019 – Virginia and Kentucky resolutions

22.03.2019 – United States Supreme Court, McCulloch vs. Maryland , 17 U.S. 316, 1819

28.03. 2019 – United States Supreme Court, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius , 567 U.S. 2012 –

29.03.2019 – German Constitutional Tribunal, 2 BvF 1/02, 18 December 2002 –

12.04.2019 – Supreme Court of India, S.R. Bommai versus Union of India,1994 –

26.04.2019 – House of Lords, Secretary of State for the Home Department v. AF (no. 3); European Court of Human Rights, Case of A. and Others v. the United Kingdom –

2.05.2019 – European Court of Justice, Costa v. Enel, ECR 585 (6/64); German Constitutional Tribunal, Lisbon Treaty Ruling, June 30, 2009 –

3.05.2019 –  ECtHR, Sejdić and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, no. 27996/06 and 34836/06 , and Constitution of Tunisia

9.05.2019 – Supreme Court of Canada, Re Secession Quebec [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217; Spanish Constitutional Court, Judgment no. 42/2014 –

10.05.2017 – Uk High Court judgment and UK Supreme Court judgment on the Miller case –